The WWD Global Fashion + Beauty Forum brings together 200 influential brand and retail executives across Asia, Europe and the Americas to explore the dynamic forces that are shaping the future of retail. This two-day program, launched in 2016, is planned for 2018 and 2020. Curated by the editors of WWD, this Forum in Asia provides peer-to-peer idea sharing and networking. Key topics include:


New Economies – geographic, demographic, and psychographic opportunities for fashion + beauty

Changing Expectations – traveling consumer, digital consumer, social consumer, conscious consumer, and “experience” consumer

Retail Experience – seamless customer journey, physical spaces reimagined, online omnipresence, and customer service redefined

Brand Exclusivity –local identity, individuality, authenticity, and sustainability

Design Eclecticism – design diversity within established fashion houses, emerging design talent in new markets, niche influences, and luxury reimagined


Click to view 2016 event information and speaker lineup.


May 30 - 31, 2018



What we're talking about

  • New Economies
  • Changing Expectations
  • Retail Experience
  • Brand Exclusivity
  • Design Eclecticism

Who Is Speaking?

  • Dr. Justin Yifu LinPeking University

Past Attendees

Past Editorial Coverage

  • WWD CEO Forum in Beijing

    WWD's editorial coverage of the Global Fashion Forum in Beijing


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